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Classroom Communicator

Welcome to the MIT Educational Technologies Group (ETG) web page.  MIT ETG was established on April 25, 2000 to develop the Classroom Communicator funded by the I-Campus initiative (Microsoft and MIT).  

The Classroom Communicator is a concept that involves using computer technology to increase the level of interaction between students and professors.  To read more the Classroom Communicator, click here.

On the left, we have a prototype design of our first generation Classroom Communicator.  As you might have noticed, the first generation looks like a cell phone.  It is indeed a cell phone with a tiny web browser inside of it.  With this phone, students can:

Signal he/she is lost

Signal he/she has a question

Answer a conceptual question posed by the professor.

Read on for more information


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